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οὐ δή in a question, as Ph.900: more often, “οὐ δή που” ( O. T.1472, Ant.381), or “οὐ δή ποτε” ( Tr.876, El.1108).— τι is acc. of respect, and the gen. depends on it: ‘Surely thou art not anxious as to aught belonging to, concerning thy gift?’ This is simpler than to take the gen. as depending on ἐλπίδος, and τι as adv.: ‘Not, perchance, (the hope concerning) thy gift?’—For the plur. δωρημάτων, cp. 494: for the dat. “Ἡρακλεῖ”, depending on the verbal notion, Plat. Euthyph. 15Aτὰ παρ᾽ ἡμῶν δῶρα τοῖς θεοῖς”: and Soph. O. C.1026 n.

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